Lack of synergy in Maritime policing impedes effective tackling of threats in Nigeria’s economic zone — Vice Admiral Gambo

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Lack of synergy in Maritime policing impedes effective tackling of threats in Nigeria’s economic zone — Vice Admiral Gambo

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By: Kingsley Omonobi – Kano

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo has identified the dearth of effective collaboration in maritime policing as one of the major impediments to tackling the emerging security situation in the nation’s maritime Domain/exclusive economic zone.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Chief of Naval Staff Annual Conference (CONSAC) 2021 in Kano, the CNS said, “Consequently, the present situation calls for constant reappraisals, greater collaboration as well as inter-agency cooperation among stakeholders.

Disclosing that, “In recent times, some federal and local initiatives were initiated towards ensuring greater productivity of security efforts”, Vice Admiral Gambo said, ‘The Nigeria Navy is saddled with the mandate to secure our maritime environment which possesses strategic importance to the nation’s economy.

“As such, the current security threats in the environment are of serious concern…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper